Scholarship Awards

Dakota Energy awards scholarships

The Board of Directors of Dakota Energy Cooperative, Inc., is pleased to announce that seven students have been chosen to receive scholarships for a total of $5,000.

Basin Electric Scholarships

Serena Cardona, a senior at Huron High School, was awarded a $1,000 Basin Electric/Dakota Energy scholarship. She plans to attend South Dakota State University to study nursing. Cardona’s parents are Ray and Vanessa Cardona of Huron, SD.

Erin Moncur, a senior at Miller High School, was awarded a $1,000 Basin Electric Cooperative Member scholarship. She plans to attend Dakota Wesleyan University to study accounting. Moncur’s parents are Dakota Energy’s Manager of Finance and Administration Mike Moncur and his wife Shelley.

Dakota Energy Scholarships

Lance Langbehn, a senior at Wolsey-Wessington High School, was awarded a $1,000 Dakota Energy Electrician Scholarship to attend Mitchell Technical Institute to study electrical construction and maintenance. Langbehn’s parents are Larry and Amy Langbehn of Wolsey, SD.

Zachary Reber, a senior at Miller High School, was awarded a $1,000 Dakota Energy Lineman Scholarship to attend Mitchell Technical Institute to study powerline construction and maintenance. Reber’s parents are Morris Reber and Amy Hoffer of Miller, SD.

Four students were chosen to receive a $500 Dakota Energy scholarship.

Mark Hamilton, a senior at Wolsey-Wessington High School, plans to attend Lake Area Technical Institute to study precision agriculture. Hamilton’s parents are Jeff and Suzanne Hamilton of Wessington, SD.

Allyson Boomsma, a senior at Wolsey-Wessington, plans to attend South Dakota State University to study nursing. Boomsma’s parents are Andy and Julie Boomsma of Wolsey, SD.

Jett McGirr, a senior at Huron High School, plans to attend South Dakota State University to study exercise science. McGirr’s parents are Brad and Laura McGirr of Huron, SD.

Parker Broer, a senior at Huron High School, plans to attend Lake Area Technical Institute to study ag business and agronomy. Broer’s parents are Steve Broer and Gail Broer of Huron, SD.

Erin Moncur winner of a $1,000 Basin Cooperative Member Scholarship in 2019.

Erin Moncur

Serena Cardona, a $1,000 Basin Electric/DEC Scholarship winner.

Serena Cardona

Zachary Reber, a DEC $1,000 Lineman Scholarship winner

Zachary Reber

Allyson Boomsma, a $500 DEC Scholarship winner.

Allyson Boomsma

Parker Broer, a $500 DEC Scholarship winner.

Parker Broer

Mark Hamilton, a $500 DEC Scholarship winner.

Mark Hamilton

Lance Langbehn, a $1,000 DEC Electrician Scholarship winner.

Lance Langbehn

Jett McGirr, a $500 DEC Scholarship winner.

Jett McGirr